Republic Services Senior Systems Engineer in Scottsdale, Arizona

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here, our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for developing, monitoring, installing, configuring and maintaining infrastructure hardware and software. The Senior Systems Engineer creates and follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations involving complex infrastructure problems as well as develops and promotes standard operating procedures and policies for the operating platform(s) in their area of responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Identifies and installs system software purchases in accordance with Company policy.

  • Enhances, maintains, and supports various Windows Server environments such as 2008 R2, 2012 R2, and 2016.

  • Manages and maintains DNS and domain controllers.

  • Administers and maintains at least one complex operating system environment in compliance with all standards and configuration recommendations.

  • Writes and maintains custom scripts to increase system efficiencies, lower downtimes, and automate tasks.

  • Leads joint initiatives with Information Security due to experience and knowledge around IAM and security protocols.

  • Monitors and performs data integrity, backup/restore, capacity planning, and disaster recovery procedures on assigned platforms.

  • Provides Tier 2 and 3 support and resolution of open IT issues escalated by IT Customer Support.

  • Identifies and leads opportunities to improve telemetry, monitoring, and application/infrastructure reliability.

  • Works through root cause analysis and develops remediation plans to improve reliability.

  • Serves as a mentor with detailed documentation and training to other systems engineers, Tier 1 and Tier 2 support personnel.

  • Assists in the development of project plans for all system software upgrades and infrastructure projects.

  • Maintains and manages strong vendor relationships to resolve problems and coordinate the delivery of IT products and services.

  • Ensures that assets are responsibly and properly managed through life cycle.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience providing high level, hands-on technical support of infrastructure software platform(s) in an enterprise environment.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of Active Directory/Domain Controller configuration, GPO management and application, DNS management, DHCP setup and troubleshooting, and ADFS and AAD configuration and management. (Required)

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Windows and Infrastructure engineering and architecture experience covering server, virtualization, storage, Active Directory, Azure, ADFS, SSO and O365 services. (Required)

  • Certifications highly desired include: Azure related certifications (MCSE, MCSD, or MCSA), AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate or Solutions Architect - Associate, Citrix CCA-N or CCP-V, and/or VMWare VCA or VCP.

  • Experience working with third party applications, tools, and consulting partners.

  • Working knowledge of and has experience providing system support for multiple technical platforms on premises and hosted (operating system or middleware service).

  • Proven scripting skills and experience with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages. (Required)

  • Proven experience testing and implementing security patches release by Microsoft.

  • Proven experience in orchestration and automation of infrastructure processes. (Required)

  • Use of Web API’s and IT automation tools a plus.

  • Experience owning certificate management in complex environments.

  • Must work well in teams and contribute to a collaborative environment.

  • Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, and have excellent verbal and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated familiarity of project management methodologies, ITIL, ITSM, and INFOSEC best practices.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.